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Rally Speech April 23, 2001 Anchorage, Alaska


by Sandy Gottstein (aka Mintz)

Hi everybody!  My name is Sandy Mintz and I’ve been involved in the vaccine safety/choice issue for a long time.

Before I start, I want to thank everyone who has helped me along the way, particularly those who have helped me with this rally.  And thank all of you who showed up today.   

You know, I don’t know about you, but I really don’t want to be here.  Virtually every person I know and love has been vaccinated.  The last thing I want is for there to be problems with vaccines.  So I am here, not because I want to be, but because I have to be.

Institute of Medicine Testimony, January 16, 1993


Thank you for allowing me to speak.

My name is Sandy Mintz and I live in Alaska.

The points I would like to raise in my testimony today revolve around 3 main areas of concern: 1) problems with the 1991 report I hope the current committee can avoid, 2) specific concerns about vaccines, using measles as a model, and 3) suggestions for the direction and design of future vaccine safety and efficacy research.

In the 1991 IOM review, the Committee quite fairly pointed out that it had been handicapped by

Postition Paper on Mandatory Vaccination 1989/1991


Reasonable People Can Disagree:  The rationale for allowing philosophical exemptions to vaccinations -
POSITION PAPER ON MANDATORY VACCINATIONS - 1989/1991

by Sandy Gottstein (aka Mintz) 1989/1991

Out of Control - 09/09/03


An ongoing look at the poor quality of vaccine research

One of the biggest challenges facing those of us concerned about vaccine safety and effectiveness is the widespread disbelief that considerable vaccine damage could be occurring.  While this perception can probably be blamed on a variety of factors, overcoming it at least partly depends on exposing the generally

Bartlett Democratic Club Speech Anchorage, Alaska, February 7, 2002


Bartlett Democratic Club Speech, February 7, 2002
by Sandy Gottstein (aka Mintz
)

Note:  As I have time, I will add links to points that have been made here.

Hi everybody. Before I start, I want to thank the Bartlett Democratic Club, Jean Graves, and all of you who showed up today.